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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-FEMALES

Have there ever been periods for 2 weeks or more when you spent a lot of time thinking about
gambling or planning future gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
-FEMALES 860 26 2.6 1.3- 5.3 834 97.4 94.7-98.7
RACE
White 687 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 672 98.7 97.6-99.3
African American 136 11 8.1 2.8-21.5 125 91.9 78.5-97.2
Other Minorities 36 0 0.0 . - . 36 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 21 2 18.5 3.7-57.3 19 81.5 42.7-96.3
25-34 92 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 91 99.3 95.3-99.9
35-44 156 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 153 99.0 96.5-99.7
45-54 182 7 2.7 1.1- 6.4 175 97.3 93.6-98.9
55-64 215 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5 209 98.5 96.5-99.4
65+ 186 7 3.3 1.3- 7.9 179 96.7 92.1-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 5 2.7 1.0- 7.3 51 97.3 92.7-99.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 248 14 6.4 2.4-16.2 234 93.6 83.8-97.6
Some Post-H.S. 277 2 0.7 0.1- 3.9 275 99.3 96.1-99.9
College Graduate 279 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 274 98.6 96.5-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 5 3.0 0.9- 9.3 79 97.0 90.7-99.1
$15,000- 24,999 128 9 10.4 3.3-28.7 119 89.6 71.3-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 90 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 89 98.5 89.7-99.8
$35,000- 49,999 121 4 2.2 0.7- 6.3 117 97.8 93.7-99.3
$50,000- 74,999 139 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 137 99.7 98.8-99.9
$75,000+ 198 2 0.7 0.1- 3.1 196 99.3 96.9-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 268 12 3.0 1.5- 6.0 256 97.0 94.0-98.5
No 586 14 2.5 0.9- 6.7 572 97.5 93.3-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 30 98.0 86.9-99.7
Non-Veteran 829 25 2.7 1.3- 5.5 804 97.3 94.5-98.7

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money in the last 12 months.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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